What’s it like at your property when you may have individuals over for dinner? Jesus means that our reply to this query tells us an awesome deal about our spirituality. Our reply to this query will get to the basis of one other query: Are we actually loving our native and world neighbor? In what methods have we considered ourselves as righteous, whereas ignoring the hurting? Have we actually counted the price of being Jesus’ disciples? Are we keen to surrender our social standing for the sake of those that have lower than us? These are the questions behind Christian management.
On this sermon, I give attention to Luke 14 and Matthew 22:2–14, the place Jesus tells us to “rely the fee” of being a disciple. I additionally take a look at the total that means of the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25–37). Within the course of, I inform a collection of private tales, together with how I practically died as a baby, overcame a extreme speech obstacle, after which offered my residence to comply with Jesus. Every time, God led me to rely the fee and decide the price of being a disciple. However the journey of being Jesus’ disciple continues to be an ongoing course of for me, as I’m certain it’s for you.
I delivered this sermon at ACTS Seminaries’ Chapel (Trinity Western College) to a gaggle of Christian leaders on Might 8, 2016.
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Give for the Sake of the Hurting
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